Sunday, May 31, 2020

It was a Blind Date with a Book at the Kasson Public Library last week. As Kiersten Hall holds the books about Tasse, the little dog, Carmen Tribbett tells how she came to write the children’s book to help youngsters understand Alzheimer’s Disease.
After 15 years as a wedding videographer, Kiersten Hall decided to write down the stories of the  mishaps and adventures of her job. After 18 years of caring for her husband as he progressed through the stages of Alzheimer’s Disease, Carmen Tribbett decided to use children’s books as a way to talk...
Don Pappas looks on as State Sen. David Senjem reads the resolution from the Minnesota State Senate honoring Pappas for his years at the helm of the Hubbell House.
Don Pappas has been overseeing the operations of the family-owned Hubbell House in Mantorville since 1986. Last week he, along with the Pappas family, was honored for that work with a resolution from the Minnesota State Senate. State Sen. David Senjem presented Pappas with the official resolution...
Reading Corps Volunteer Amanda Reynick shows students a word, gives them the pronunciation and the meaning. The word will be used in the story they are about to read.
Educators agree on the importance of a student being able to read at grade level by third grade; in fact, that is one of the standards of learning in Minnesota. Those are the grades where students are learning to read, after third grade they are reading to learn. Still, locally, statewide and...
Worried that more flooding may be on the way, the Kasson City Council is exploring ways to reduce future flooding. Councilman Lonnie Zelinske expressed his concern about more flooding at the Jan. 22 city council meeting. “I have fear that this spring if we get rain or snow, we may have more...
For months only Heather Vanderpool and her immediate family knew that she had been chosen as one of 17 photographers selected to represent the United States in the World Photographic Cup. “I got an email and I got really excited and my husband’s like, ‘Are you okay?’ Yeah, really good,” she replied...
Music fans will be getting two bands for the price of one on Saturday, Feb. 15, when The Fabulous Armadillos and Collective Unconscious take to the stage at the Minnesota WiFi Performing Arts Center at Kasson-Mantorville High School for an Eagles tribute evening. The program is sponsored by Kasson-...
Larry Berghuis, left, and Mark Packard, far right, present Walt Wyttenbach and Frank Ness, shown in the middle, with the Hearing Foundation Award by K-M Lions for their contributions to the group’s club projects. Also shown, second from left is Dale Lipke, 5M1 district governor from Byron. The club...
The Dodge County Independent has been named one of the best newspapers in Minnesota. On Thursday, the newspaper earned first place in general excellence at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest in Brooklyn Park. General excellence is one of the highest awards given...
After receiving his Hayfield Citizen of the Year plaque from the Hayfield Chamber of Commerce, Vince Reynolds shares in the moment with members of his family, wife, Andrea, sons Patrick and Jacob and daughter Elizabeth.
Vince Reynolds didn’t think there was anything particularly unusual about his family suggesting that they have a family dinner out Saturday night at the Hayfield American Legion. That is, until he walked into the Legion hall and saw his sister and brother-in-law and a group of other Hayfield...
As students enter the final years of high school, they’re tasked with the challenge of figuring out what they want to do after high school and now they’ll be someone there to help them make that choice. Jami Schwickerath will work for Kasson-Mantorville, Triton, Byron, and Stewartville High School...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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